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Sep 15, 2012 9:30pm EDT
and think about you every day. >> and my sister-in-law. [bell rings] >> on tuesday morning, president obama, first lady michelle obama, and the white house staff gathered on the south lawn of the white house for a moment of silence to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. [bell rings] [playing "taps"] >> and the pentagon held its own memorial service on tuesday. president obama, defense secretary leon panetta, and joint chiefs of staff martin dempsey took part in the ceremony, honoring those injured in the attack. >> good morning. thank you for being here. we offer a special welcome to the family and friends of those we lost 11 years ago today. one of them was a chief warrant officer. his bench 67 than from the far right.-- seventh in from the far right. he served as a marine in vietnam, flying helicopters. joined the army national guard as a medivac pilot. he was loved by his students and moved by his deep commitment to them. one student said, he opened up my eyes and by heart to the world. many others became teachers, nurses, firefighters. bill retired from the classroom and re
Sep 16, 2012 10:30am EDT
on the frc action scorecards for the 112th congress, voting to defund obama care and planned parenthood. [applause] he is a devoted father and husband. married to his wife, kelly, over 21 years. together they have the joy of raising three teenage boys, william, duncan, and robert. amidst a busy schedule, he regularly volunteers to coach their baseball, babble -- basketball teams. please join me from the great state of texas -- kentucky. well, his dad is from texas. and they bonet both stand for protecting the constitution of which i am extremely grateful. please welcome senator rand paul! [cheers and applause] ♪ >> can you believe the democrats had trouble getting god into the platform? sounds like there wasn't much dissension from this group. she said she wanted $100. she wrote a letter, she said i want $100. she sent it to the president. the president said, that's cute. he said, send the little girl $5. the little girl got it. $5. the parents don't always write a thank you, so she did. she said, dear god, thank you for the $5. but next time, don't send it through washingtonment they
Sep 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> we didn't have a 10:00 show, because we had to do romney and obama again, both of you -- >> you are getting me started early. only so much revealing i want obama and romney to continue doing. i think -- i think they have been revealed enough, okay? >> and you want a real honest picture of somebody, aski the people close to them, who will reveal all their dirty secrets on television. >> "saturday night live" says good-bye to fred armistead and hello to jay pharoah. >> now, i know i'm not perfect. i'm just -- i'm aloof. ah, i'm overconfident. >> all right, so, ben, you're a comedian. did he do better than fred? >> i think his voice more accurate. but believe it or not, his face doesn't look anywhere near as obama like. i don't think they can meld the two. keep fred's face and use haroldharoljay's voice. >> what do you think? >> i don't know if he does better than fred, but he does better than obama he seems to connect and have real comedic timing. i'm all for him. >> i had grant that you point, he did capture how unexcited obama is these days when he speaks with his ahs. his campa
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
obama, if re-elected, do you find him philosophically inclined to do this? >> well, i'm not sure about that. what happened last summer doesn't give me much confidence that he has that intent and capability. when we had the long, drawn-out negotiations on the debt ceiling matter, i wasn't happy with his performance there. >> can you explain why. >> because he would not budge. the norks were -- negotiations were not fruitful. i think mainly because he insisted on the tax increases that he knew we couldn't go on with. >> and your side was willing to negotiate? >> i'm sorry? >> your side was willing to negotiate? >> sure we were willing. in fact, the speaker was on -- was discussing with the president several times, and norks broke down, according -- negotiations broke down, according spot speaker, when the president insisted on a knew huge new crop of increases. >> do you think ryan -- paul ryan has done a good job talking about this issue? i have been startled to hear more criticism of president obama for cutting $760 billion from medicare than an informative sort of discussion about the
Sep 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the fairies homeland security apparatus is. if we fired every single one of them from president obama's secretary to the person who is collecting tolls at yellowstone, to the guy or woman who sitting in some nor read air defense facility in north dakota right now, if we got rid of all of them, all their wages, other benefits we would save a lot of money. $435 billion last year. that would have reduced the defit by even 40%. we would have still had almost a record deficit if we had no federal government employees whatsoever. so where does all the money go? well, the federal government in a sense takes a lot of money and send it out again. the federal government in a sense is a military with a big health and welfare and retirement fund attached to it. $2.2 trillion is the money that came into the federal government last year, when out in the form of benefits, and much of the rest went to state and local grants to state and local governments. so it is not going to be possible to reduce the federal deficit by nickel and dining federal employees. doesn't mean were not going to try but we w
Sep 16, 2012 8:00am EDT
. for starters, congress rejected 9 billion dollars in cuts mandated by the obama administration under the terms of the budget control act to protest the air force desense to cut guards and units and leadership and pen knell issues as well as risk of billions in automatic defense cuts that could hit the services key acquisition programs. here to talk to us about welsh's challenges and priorities is chuck wald retired four star general the director of the defense practice at the federal government services. welcome back i should say. >> thanks good to see you. >> what are the cheal exthe new chief face -- challenges the new chief faces. >> you mentioned a couple. it's budgetary issues and recap tallation of the fleet after many, many years of hard flying and combat situations. as a matter of fact not just the last ten years but the previous ten before that. so 20 years of pretty tough line. and then he has some internal issues that he is work from a i that i morale and leadership standpoint that he's the perfect person for that. so, if you add those altogether, it's probably about as challenging
Sep 15, 2012 8:30pm EDT
for the first time, does it help your name is barack obama? >> the best way to describe it is the by role beating heart of the internet. >> son and a 8:00 on "q &a." >> andrew keen is the author of "digital vertigo: how today's online revolution is dividing, diminishing, and disorienting." he sat down for a conversation about the internet at the technology policy institute's annual aspen forum. the audience is comprised of internet executives, regulators, and lobbyists. this is 40 minutes. >> thank you. we are your lunchtime entertainment today. i work for cnet, part of cbs. i live happily in the heart of silicon valley. andrew keen is a reliable curmudgeon who makes a living as a professional iconoclast. if it has been celebrated on cnet, the wonders of social networking, you can acount on andrew keen to reclaim my everyone else is wrong. he's convinced that 1960's counterculture has taken up residence in silicon valley's latest trends. he is looking for an ankle and has two books out a writ -- he is looking for an angle and has two books coming out. one of the quotes -- our privacy is s
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